Causeway run breaks records


Some of the several thousand people who participated in the 27th Causeway Run & Fitness Walk last Saturday which started in Port Isabel and ended on South Padre Island. (Staff photo by Ray Quiroga)

Mild temperatures and overcast skies that shielded runners from the sometimes harsh South Texas sunrays may have contributed to the record masses that took part in the 27th Annual Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk, held here on Satur­day.

Nearly 4,000 participants took part in this year’s run which started at the Port Is­abel Community Center and concluded at Louie’s Back­yard at South Padre Island. The number of participants this year was up some 1,500 entries from the estimated 2,500 who signed up for the event in 2010.

 For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Jan. 10 edition of the Port Isabel South Padre Press.

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